In the kanban board, the system displays the control cycles, listed according to the supply areas to which they are assigned. All the kanbans that are in circulation are displayed with their current statuses for each control cycle. The demand source can use the kanban board instead of the bar code to change the status of the kanbans, that is, set them to FULL, EMPTY, WAIT, or IN USE. For further information on status seeStatus Change/Kanban Signal .
The system takes you to the initial screen of the demand source overview.
If you require additional selection criteria, you can use the function Detailed selection. To access the detailed selections, choose Detailed selections and enter your selection criteria in the following dialog box.
You can save the options for accessing the kanban board by selecting Display ® Save settings.
Depending on the selection criterion you are given the kanban board with one or more supply areas.
Depending on the replenishment strategy, the system carries out the appropriate transactions in the background.
It is possible to select several kanbans at the same time and to change the status. If you have selected a kanban for which the desired status is not permitted, then you receive a message. The status of this kanban remains unchanged.
To generate an event-driven kanban, select a row from the corresponding control cycle and choose Edit ® Generate kanban. In the following dialog box enter the requested quantity before you choose Generate kanban.